(“HAMMER-ENCOUNTER,” WE MIGHT CALL IT)
This is a professional “Garde Manager”
garnishing kit. The kit contains a peeler,
zester, channel knife, citrus knife,
butter curler, corer and a double-headed melon baller.
All of the pieces are stored in a black canvas
vinyl carry case to protect them. The tools are
excellent for carving and sculpting fruit, vegetables,
chocolate, sugar and pasteries.
jim leftwich is a poet and mail artist who lives in Roanoke, Va. he is the author of Dirt, Doubt, Myesis, Sample Example, The Textasifsuch, Death Text, Short Sorties, Shrimp Teeth, Trashpo, An Ecology, SO FOR BY, Lest Puke Due Machete of Art, and Six Months Aint No Sentence. collaborative works include Sound Dirt, with John M. Bennett, Acts, with John Crouse, How To Dust A Bunny, with Jukka-Pekka Kervinen, iTopia, with Scott MacLeod, Fictions Deleted, with Steve Dalachinsky, Book of Numbers, with Marton Koppany, and THR3E, with Andrew Topel. he was the editor and publisher of the print magazines Juxta and Xtant from 1994 to 2005. since 2005 he has edited/compiled the blog zine, Textimagepoem, and the flicker collection, Textimagepoetry. since 2008 he has been involved in organizing mail art, fluxus, sound poetry, visual poetry and noise events in Roanoke.